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Description: The Bury House
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 229817
OS Grid Reference: SP8439490053
OS Grid Coordinates: 484394, 290053
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5019, -0.7581
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COTTINGHAM HIGH STREET
SP8490 (South side)
13/34 The Bury House
Country house. Late C17, mid C18 and mid C19. Squared coursed limestone and
ironstone with ashlar facades and Swithland slate roofs. Double-depth plan. 3
storeys. Main front of 5-window range with flanking 2 bays breaking forward.
Central 6-panel double doors with moulded stone architraves. Sash windows,
reducing at second floor, all with glazing bars and moulded stone architraves.
Some second floor windows are blind. Plain eaves parapet and hipped roofs. Brick
and stone stacks at ridge and end. Elevation set back to left of main front is
probably early C18 and has C19 casements with glazing bars and C19 lean-to
porch. Garden front to right of main front is 4-window range similar to main
front. Rear elevation has early C18 gable with banded ironstone and limestone
and similar gabled staircase projection adjacent. Interior: panelled hall
probably early C19 with bolection moulded stone fireplace. C18 eight-panelled
doors with bolection moulded surrounds. Panelled window reveals. Drawing room
has reset C18 marble fireplace with detailed columns. Late C17 staircase with
turned balusters and quarter-landing and mid C19 staircase around open well.
Listing NGR: SP8439490053
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Source: English Heritage
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